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Videos: Estwanik & Dutranoit Win Half Marathon

Videos: Estwanik & Dutranoit Win Half Marathon

[Updated with photos & PDF] Chris Estwanik and Izzy Dutranoit won the Bermuda Day Half Marathon Derby, with Mr Estwanik claiming his 8th victory, while Ms Dutranoit etched her name in the race history books by claiming her first ever win. Both runners took the lead in the west end and held it the entire way, being cheered on by the large crowds... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Message From Premier David Burt

Bermuda Day Message From Premier David Burt

[Bermuda Day message from Premier David Burt] Bermuda Day is time for us to celebrate our unique culture, our proud history and most importantly all of the things that unify us as Bermudians. This year’s theme, ‘Togetherness’, is extremely fitting. Not only due to a long period of being forced apart but also because throughout the recent times... Read more of this article

Opposition Leader’s Bermuda Day Message

Opposition Leader’s Bermuda Day Message

[Bermuda Day message from Opposition Leader Cole Simons] On behalf of the One Bermuda Alliance, it is my pleasure to extend best wishes to everyone on this Bermuda Day – a day established to celebrate our rich and diverse heritage and one another. After a two-year absence of fighting through the global pandemic and all the challenges that came with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Message From Minister Peets

Bermuda Day Message From Minister Peets

[Bermuda Day message from Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets] Happy Bermuda Day everyone! I am so excited to extend my heartfelt greetings to you as we return for the first Bermuda Day Parade in two years. Certainly, one of the hardest things about the pandemic has been the distance it has created between us. It has been difficult... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: People Set Up On Cedar Avenue

Photos & Video: People Set Up On Cedar Avenue

After being cancelled for the past two years due to the pandemic, the Bermuda Day parade is set to take place tomorrow [May 27], and Bermudians are getting ready, with people setting up on Cedar Avenue this evening. We spoke with a few people — many of whom have been setting up their spots for years — as they settled in this evening. You... Read more of this article

Photos: Purvis Primary Bermuda Day Parade

Photos: Purvis Primary Bermuda Day Parade

[Updated with video] In order to celebrate Bermuda Day, the students at Purvis Primary School held a parade today [May 26] with the classes all showcasing a variety of themes: P2 West [Horse and Buggy], P1 East [Portuguese Culture], P3 East [African Dance], P6 West [Lighthouse Float], P1 West [Dominican Republic], P4 West [Bikers], P3 West [Cultures... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Tree Tops Bermuda Day Parade

Photos & Video: Tree Tops Bermuda Day Parade

The Bermuda Day celebrations have started, with Tree Tops II Preschool hosting a mini-marathon, followed by a rather cute parade today [May 26]. A spokesperson said, “Tree Tops II Preschool celebrated our 20th anniversary in September 2021 – and some of our floats reflect that. We have five classes of students aged between 18 months and 5 years... Read more of this article

Bermuda Day Parade Stream To Start At 1.15pm

Bermuda Day Parade Stream To Start At 1.15pm

The much anticipated Bermuda Day Parade — with hosts Heather Whalen, Gavin Smith and Beverley Howell –  will be carried on CITV starting at 1.15pm tomorrow [May 27] and will also be carried live on Bernews and on our social media platforms. A Government spokesperson said, “The public is encouraged to view live coverage of the Bermuda... Read more of this article

BBC To Broadcast Race Coverage Starting At 8am

BBC To Broadcast Race Coverage Starting At 8am

[Updated] Bermuda Broadcasting said they are “thrilled to announce dynamic partnerships that will take Bermuda Day Half-Marathon media coverage to a new level.” “Tomorrow’s race will not only be carried by BBC live on TV, radio and social media, but also on the Bernews website and its three main social media platforms,” the company... Read more of this article

Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her ‘Good Wishes’

Queen Elizabeth II Sends Her ‘Good Wishes’

As the island prepares to celebrate Bermuda Day, Queen Elizabeth II has sent her “good wishes to the people of Bermuda.” A spokesperson said, “Her Excellency the Governor has conveyed the following message from Her Majesty The Queen on the occasion of Bermuda Day: As you celebrate the important occasion of your Bermuda Day, I would... Read more of this article

2022 Bermuda Day Grand Marshals Named

2022 Bermuda Day Grand Marshals Named

The Department of Culture has announced this year’s Grand Marshals, with Glenn Fubler, Darren Woods, Patrina O’Connor-Paynter, St. Clair Brinkworth “Brinky” Tucker , Linda Bogle-Mienzer, and Crenstant Williams all receiving the recognition. A Government spokesperson said, “The Department of Culture is delighted to announce this year’s 2022... Read more of this article

Official 2022 Bermuda Day Booklet Released

Official 2022 Bermuda Day Booklet Released

The Government has released the official 2022 Bermuda Day booklet, which contains the schedule of events, the parade route, the parade order and more. The 16-page booklet also announces this year’s Grand Marshals, who will be Glenn Fubler, Patrina O’Connor-Paynter, St. Clair Brinkworth “Brinky” Tucker, Crenstant Williams, Linda Bogle-Mienzer... Read more of this article

Nicole Mitchell Looks To Soak Up Atmosphere

Nicole Mitchell Looks To Soak Up Atmosphere

[Written by Stephen Wright] Nicole Mitchell might have switched sporting disciplines from cycling to triathlon but still succumbed to the lure of the Sinclair Packwood Memorial Race. Mitchell is the race’s most dominant women’s rider with wins in 2011, 2018 and 2021 but does not anticipate adding to her title haul when she takes to the start line... Read more of this article